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Energy and Power

One of our most developed Physical Sciences areas, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s books on Energy and Power focus on the theory, practice, and history of nuclear science and the development of renewable and alternative technologies. Our titles also reach into the practicalities of energy policy, economics, and conservation, with a wider commitment to encouraging the use of sustainable and accessible energy technologies.

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A Handbook of Nuclear Applications in Humans’ Lives

Without using nuclear technology, today’s societies would not be as developed as they are. Increasing public knowledge about the countless advantages of this technology not only improves people’s health, but also it significantly provides economic growth for the whole society. This handbook provides a full, comprehensive introducti...
£58.99

Energy and Humanity

Sometime around three million years ago, the first hominid walked on this planet. In the time which has elapsed since then, the descendant of this biped has evolved to reach the top of the food chain. Furthermore, it has manipulated other lifeforms and Earth’s resources in a manner that makes these entirely subservient to only one ...
£61.99

Is Renewable Energy Affordable?

The cost of energy provision is the basis of our living standards. The demand for renewable power sources to mitigate global warming concerns comes with increasing cost, and their integration onto the national electricity supply network remains largely unnoticed until the bills arrive. State policy has not managed this transition e...
£30.99

Peoples, Nature and Environments

This volume brings together perspectives from scholars of different scientific backgrounds endeavouring to understand and debate the interactions and relationships between humans, nonhuman species and natural ecosystems in order to overcome the classic human/environment dichotomy. Through discussions informed by the humanities, art...
£64.99

Political Ecology and Environmentalism in Britain

This collection of essays highlights the different dimensions of the contemporary British environmentalist movement from a multidisciplinary viewpoint. Beginning with an historical overview of the movement, the reader is then presented with an analysis of the politics of climate change from a political science perspective. This is ...
£58.99

Advances in Renewable Energies and Power Quality

This volume brings together contributions dealing with renewable energies and power quality, presented over five years of the International Conference on Renewable Energy and Power Quality (ICREPQ). It contains a selection of the best papers and original contributions presenting state-of-the-art research in the field of renewable e...
£95.99

Cities and Cultural Landscapes

Places are locations of value where psychological and cultural needs are satisfied. Human relationships with particular environments play a key role in motivating, developing, and nurturing the life of societies. Undifferentiated space becomes ‘place’ as we understand it better and its built and natural forms become endowed with va...
£64.99
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